Immigration detention sometimes causes mental illness and is sometimes used as a tool to manage mental illness. This panel explores how legal and psychiatric approaches can frame understandings of evidence and its frailties in immigration detention hearings.
Chair: Sean Rehaag
Simon Wallace, Immigration Detention in Canada
Todd Baron, Psychology: Detecting Deception
Michaela Beder, Psychiatry: Impact of Detention
Discussant: Hilary Evans Cameron
Simon Wallace is a PhD student at Osgoode Hall Law School and regularly represents immigration detainees.
Dr. Michaela Beder is a psychiatrist at St. Michael’s Hospital.
Todd Baron is an Inspector with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and teaches at Memorial University.
Hilary Evans Cameron is an Assistant Professor at the Lincoln Alexander School of Law.
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